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Darlene Whitson

May 17, 1932 — March 10, 2023

Lake in the Hills, Illinois

Darlene D. Whitson, age 90, of Lindenhurst, Illinois, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 10, 2023.
She is survived by her three children: Peggy (Terry) Sramek, Gail (Jeff) Townley and Carynn (Ron) Kuehn;  five grandchildren: Kyle (Kelly) Townley, Kelsey Townley, Carly Wiltse, Chase Wiltse and Bryan Sramek;  and her brother, Jack Gunderson.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Richard David Whitson, her sisters Audrey and Carol, and her brother Richard (Rick).

Darlene was born May 17, 1932, to John and Dorothy Gunderson. She was a resident of Des Plaines, Illinois before retiring to Port Orange, Florida where she and Richard enjoyed many happy years.   Darlene loved to dance and entertain and had many wonderful friendships, especially with her three daughters.
She had a gift for conversation, boundless energy, a love for animals, and always warmly welcomed her guests into her home. (And made sure everyone had plenty to eat!) Darlene was a wonderful example of a beautiful, strong lady to all those who knew and loved her. She will be deeply missed.
Private services will be provided by Warren Funeral Home, 1475 N. Cemetery Road, Gurnee, Illinois
60031. To share an online condolence, visit: .

In lieu of flowers, donations to The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals would be appreciated. To donate, please visit: .

The family has entrusted the arrangements to Warren Funeral Home 1475 N. Cemetery Rd. (located on the northside of the intersection of Tri-State Parkway and Cemetery Rd.) in Gurnee, Illinois 60031. For more information please call 1-847-855-2760.

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